The European Banking Authority (EBA) has again warned European firms not to leave customers in the dark about the potential impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Europe’s top banking and payments regulator will lead a new working group to support firms developing application programming interfaces (APIs) in line with “demanding” third-party access rules.
On December 13, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) released a consultation seeking feedback in relation to its draft guidelines on information and communication technology (ICT) and...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has proposed new cybersecurity guidelines that would oblige payment firms to place greater power in the hands of users in the interests of increasing...
EU authorities appear unlikely to accept that card payments can be “initiated by the payee” in some situations, potentially causing an authentication headache for some online platform businesses.
On December 11, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published an opinion on the use of certificates with regard to Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014 of July 23, 2014 on electronic identification...
The European Banking Authority will soon publish the results of a study into member states’ varying approaches to regulatory sandboxes, likely to take the form of best practice guidance to...
The European Commission is set to receive comprehensive reports on crypto-asset usage across the union to help point the direction future regulation should go – although reforms will have to wait...
The European Council has approved an “action plan” to plug holes in the bloc’s anti-money laundering (AML) supervision framework and tasked the European Commission with thrashing out longer-term...
On December 4, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published final guidelines on the conditions that account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs) must meet to be exempted from the...
Banks will need to “provide evidence” to their national regulator that access interfaces do not provide obstacles to third parties, according to final guidelines issued this week by the European...
The European Commission has been asked to decide whether card transactions can be deemed “initiated by the payee”, and therefore exempt from incoming authentication rules, with the outcome set to...
The European Banking Authority is contemplating its response to a series of recommendations issued this month by the API Evaluation Group, as firms sweat over meeting tight deadlines for...
France’s central bank is confident that financial institutions in the country will readily meet the EU deadline for having their application programming interfaces (APIs) approved once long-awaited...
European banking groups are encouraged to take on board conclusions reached by the Brussels-based API Evaluation Group, even if some of its recommendations are not based on legal requirements.
The Danish national regulator was on Wednesday accused of actively aiding Danske Bank as the business struggled to contain revelations about its recent money laundering scandal by the whistleblower...

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